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GDP Mill. € [+]201688,357M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201697,802M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,346€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,917$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201631,984chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201635,394chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201636.19%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,935€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,141$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-7,434chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-8,226chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-8.41%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201634,827.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201638,540.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,481.3chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,972.0chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201512.79%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.23%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,955.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,164.7chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]19945.96%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.41%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,107€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,332$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015275€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015305$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014217€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014288$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016118€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016131$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/23/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]06/29/2017B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/24/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201631chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201797ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201575.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201674º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016100ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q33.7%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3298 m.
NMW [+]2013318.0 $
NMW [+]2013241.0 €
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20170.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/01/20177.83%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018118ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015139.28chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200612.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201615,175.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201616,797.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201617.18%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201614,747.7 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201616,324.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.69%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016427.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016473.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.48%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201664chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201616,529,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015387,513chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,612.0chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.38%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016764.9chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,101,923chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.77%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.739chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201766ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201640ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201544º
Birth Rate [+]201520.48‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.51chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.13‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.08chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,309chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20148.23chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.59chart0.532015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU